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ODN Item of the Week: May 4 Oral Histories

Kent State University has done an extremely thorough job of documenting, reflecting on, and memorializing the events of May 1-4, 1970 that culminated in members of the Ohio Army National Guard firing into a group of unarmed students, killing 4 and injuring 9. Some of the students were taking part in a protest of U.S. […]

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ODN Item of the Week: The Norwester and Scioto Country Club

The September 1919 issue of the Norwester includes a feature article on the newly-opened Scioto Country Club. Located at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington, the Club was originally accessible by two of the city’s trolley lines. Designed as a community and recreation hub, the Club is still going strong […]

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ODN Item of the Week: Cleveland Public Library

Happy 150th birthday to Cleveland Public Library! Opened in 1869 as a venture of the Cleveland Department of Education, the library has grown from one branch to 27 and from 5,800 to over 10 million items in its collection. CPL began in the 3rd floor of the Northrup and Harrington Building on Superior Ave, but […]

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ODN Item of the Week: LiRA

Thanks to the work of Kenyon College and the Latinx communities of Knox County, DPLA users are able to gain insight and learn from the perspectives of the Latin American experience in rural America, specifically in Knox County. Latinos in Rural America (LiRA) “is a public humanities project designed to broaden knowledge, engagement and understanding […]

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ODN Item of the Week: Glamorgan Castle

You might not be building castles in the sand this week, but you can visit a castle the next time you are in Alliance, Ohio. Glamorgan Castle, built by Colonel William Henry Morgan, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and has become a cornerstone of the Alliance community. Built from 1904-09, Glamorgan […]

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